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The Pinellas agency that’s supposed to crack down on bad contractors is about to go broke

The Pinellas agency that’s supposed to crack down on bad contractors is about to go broke
LARGO –– Already saddled with controversy and a grand jury investigation, the latest budget projections paint a grim picture for the Pinellas County Construction Licensing Board: The agency will go broke in February. The independent agency, created by …
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Donald Trump As Bad Contractor
Most people who have lived through a renovation know the hallmark of a bad contractor. Those renovation survivors probably bristle at the words “two weeks.” Your completely gutted kitchen? It’ll be ready in two weeks. The nursery for your child due …
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The Latest: Contractor: Radiation too low to hurt health
(AP) — The Latest on a radiation alarm at a former plutonium production site in Washington state. (all times local): 1:30 p.m. A cleanup contractor says the release of radiation that triggered an alarm at a former plutonium production site in Washington …
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The BBB breaks down top 5 scams

The BBB breaks down top 5 scams
While there is no doubt high tech scams have become “viral,” the riskiest scam is the face-to-face home improvement scam. The BBB’s Risk Index analysis looked past how often a scam is happening and dug deeper into the threat it poses. They found that …
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Winsett: What are the top scams and who is most likely to be hurt?
While there is no doubt that scams have gone high-tech, the most high risk scam is the face-to-face home improvement scam. Fake check scams run a close second. The data show a marked trend toward decreased susceptibility with increasing age. Men were at a …
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